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#Political Football

# political-football - Monday 30 May, 2011

From The42 Blatter speaks out after Warner unleashes 'tsunami' on FIFA in corruption row Political Football

Blatter speaks out after Warner unleashes 'tsunami' on FIFA in corruption row

It’s been another dramatic day in football’s corridors of power. Blatter says the scandals had done “great damage to the image of FIFA.

# political-football - Sunday 29 May, 2011

From The42 FIFA suspends Warner and Bin Hammam pending investigation but Blatter is cleared Political Football

FIFA suspends Warner and Bin Hammam pending investigation but Blatter is cleared

President Sepp Blatter has been cleared by FIFA’s ethics committee which has been holding a hearing into claims of bribery implicating Jack Warner and Mohamed Bin Hammam who will now both be suspended and investigated.

# political-football - Friday 27 May, 2011

From The42 FIFA to investigate Blatter as well Political Football

FIFA to investigate Blatter as well

Association announces that president Sepp Blatter will appear in front of an ethics hearing this weekend.

# political-football - Thursday 26 May, 2011

From The42 Bin Hammam calls on FIFA to include Blatter in investigation Political Football

Bin Hammam calls on FIFA to include Blatter in investigation

FIFA presidential candidate denies any wrongdoing, claiming that allegations are part of a campaign to damage his electoral chances.

# political-football - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

From The42 Blatter launches FIFA corruption probe at last... into the man running for his job Political Football

Blatter launches FIFA corruption probe at last... into the man running for his job

Football’s governing body will look into fresh allegations of corruption, days before the crucial vote for its top job.

# political-football - Thursday 12 May, 2011

From The42 Chechen leader Kadyrov bags a hat-trick against footballing legends Political Football This post contains videos

Chechen leader Kadyrov bags a hat-trick against footballing legends

Maradona, Figo and Fowler among the stars to turn out for World Veterans XI in last night’s exhibition game.

# political-football - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

From The42 FIFA's Blatter says next term would be his last if elected Political Football

FIFA's Blatter says next term would be his last if elected

World football chief is facing a battle in election with Qatar’s Mohamed bin Hamman.

# political-football - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

From The42 Political football: sports people who turned to politics Political Football This post contains images

Political football: sports people who turned to politics

It’s not such a big leap really…

# political-football - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

From The42 Some of the footballer in Enda is needed Political Football This post contains videos

Some of the footballer in Enda is needed

As Fine Gael prepare to take power with Labour, Paul Ring says the incoming Taoiseach needs to take on the job two-footed.

# political-football - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

From The42 Gay football fans in Poland demand separate seating at Euro 2012 Political Football

Gay football fans in Poland demand separate seating at Euro 2012

Supporters group want to secure safety as fear of homophobia ahead of tournament grow.

# political-football - Friday 18 February, 2011

From The42 A candidate for change: Is FIFA hopeful Grant Wahl for real? Political Football

A candidate for change: Is FIFA hopeful Grant Wahl for real?

FIFA’s president Sepp Blatter is running for re-election yet again this year but he’s facing an unlikely challenge from a journalist speaking a strong message. Emmet Ryan looks into the intriguing candidacy of Grant Wahl.

# political-football - Thursday 17 February, 2011

From The42 Sports Illustrated writer to run for FIFA presidency Political Football

Sports Illustrated writer to run for FIFA presidency

Grant Wahl says he’s the man to cure FIFA’s ‘Blatter infection’.

# political-football - Saturday 4 December, 2010

From The42 There may be trouble ahead: World Cup host choices bring plenty of challenges Political Football

There may be trouble ahead: World Cup host choices bring plenty of challenges

Emmet Ryan explains what we can expect after this week’s controversial decisions in Zurich.

# political-football - Thursday 18 November, 2010

From The42 John Bruton appointment to top Euro sports job a blow to Áras hopeful Sean Kelly? Political Football

John Bruton appointment to top Euro sports job a blow to Áras hopeful Sean Kelly?

Former Taoiseach lands plum sports body job in Europe.

# political-football - Thursday 11 November, 2010

From The42 RTÉ Sport broadcaster in election running Political Football This post contains videos

RTÉ Sport broadcaster in election running

Will you not just tell us the half-time scores?

# political-football - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

From The42 Political football: Iranian and Bolivian leaders line out for footie game Left-wingers This post contains videos

Political football: Iranian and Bolivian leaders line out for footie game

What happened when Iran and Bolivia’s leaders pulled on football boots?